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Ive searched around and not seen anyone with a similar issue..

Was noticing my ass getting wet on dry days, took seats out and had a look at them underneath - Turns out the leather / fabric is pulling out all around and the foam is exposed to the elements.. Once its wet inside, its wet for a long time..

What the heck is going on, this is piss poor craftsmanship IMO any suggestions?

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I thinking of looking at some aftermarket seats, if I do that I'll lose my shoulder bag, which I really like.
 

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My seats did the same. Once I pushed them back in I haven't had to do it again.
 

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I would clean the track an spray some sticky hair spray in the track let it get tacky an push it back in.
 

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Good suggestions.... i wouldnt think it would be necessary to have to resort to making it work, but I guess Ill try to get it to seal so my ass stays dry

thanks again guys
 

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I had a hard time finding stainless. I had to travel a town over to Home Depot. They should last a long time.
 
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Thanks for the heads up!! Just went and check and both my seats everywhere were coming out!!!!! The one place I had to trim plastic to make fit proper, looks like it was long from factory and they didn't even try and make it fit. Next time at store picking up some staples....maybe I'll just ebay em today.
 

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I rode 4 hours the other day, the staples worked great, I checked both seats they stayed in the channel. I must say the seats ride really good.
 

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It has noting to do with the seats being cheap. You just have to let the seat stretch or break in a little because when their new and your sitting they will want to pull out of that channel from the material being tight. Give it some time and I think it will stop doing that.
 

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It has noting to do with the seats being cheap. You just have to let the seat stretch or break in a little because when their new and your sitting they will want to pull out of that channel from the material being tight. Give it some time and I think it will stop doing that.
no they wont go pop some out on the showroom floor and look at them .........the plastic sewn on channel lock is not sized correct for the slot ......you should have to tap it in with a rubber or leather hammer. if it was correct channel lock you would not need to sew it on the vinyl.You pull the skin over the seat staple and pinch the skin with the channel lock in the slot and your done. I had my uph shop staple mine for now, when i get time i am going to have them pull the skins off put plastic slip film on the foam and pull the skin back over and use the correct welt cord in the channel. The seat will be water proof and the seat skin will be attached correct.
 

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plastic weld or epoxy in the channel. Either way when the water is up to my waist im getting wet whether my seat material is tucked in or not. Did everyone expect to get handstitched seats, its not a ferrari. People better get use to poor quality since every company now outsources everything to china. They are getting us use to there way of business so we arent too shocked when we wake up and they are running the world. Im practicing my mandarin now:(
 
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